Science & Environment

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Keystone, NAFTA, and the TPP: What you need to know

Obama rejected a permit for Keystone construction, but on Jan. 6, TransCanada sued in federal court in Houston to overturn that ruling.

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Today in history: National Food Bank Week and World Food Day

This week is a great time to start thinking about helping others as the holiday season approaches. 

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Environmentalists, railroad workers protest oil trains

Environmentalists and rank-and-file railroad workers took to the streets protesting continued transportation of oil trains.

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Rail workers, environmentalists to launch week of protests vs. oil trains

They plan to note that oil-laden trains are so dangerous that transporting oil across the continent by train should be severely curtailed, if not ended.

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Leo Gerard: Fast Track wrong for workers and environment

"Leaders from environmental, labor, civic, and faith groups agree: Fast Track is a bad deal for our climate and our communities."

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Protests against Peru's Tia Maria Mine bolstered by international solidarity

What does it take to stop a threatening transnational corporate giant? The people of Arequipa, Peru have an answer.

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“Peace and planet” marchers at UN: “No more nukes!”

It was a picture perfect Sunday for a peaceful march against the most violent instruments of war: nuclear weapons.

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Trial and justice delayed for Blankenship, the coal criminal

In the world of capitalism, King Coal, and the law, things don't always go as the people might expect.

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GOP drafting bill to let asbestos manufacturers off the hook

"Had these companies shared the information they knew about the dangers of asbestos, countless lives would have been saved."

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Push at California climate confab to include workers in leadership

 "We cannot let the new green economy be a low-wage economy, because a sustainable environment needs a sustainable economy."

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